Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Murray Stars as GB Clinch Davis Cup Victory

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Murray Stars as GB Clinch Davis Cup Victory

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ANDY Murray pulled off the most impressive feat of his career by beating David Goffin to clinch the Davis Cup.

Great Britain's first title since 1936 was secured when Murray completed a 6-3 7-5 6-3 victory over the Belgian number one at the Flanders Expo in Ghent.

When the final lob landed in, Murray fell to the clay and covered his face with his hands before being mobbed by captain Leon Smith and his team-mates. It was entirely fitting, and somewhat inevitable, that it should be Murray that secured the winning point after one of the most remarkable seasons in the competition's 115- year history.

Of the 12 points Britain needed to claim the title, Murray won 11 of them, eight in singles and three in doubles with brother Jamie, with James Ward the only other player to contribute. …

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